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What's New in the Redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition?

For about a decade, Ford has left the Expedition pretty much alone. As a body-on-frame SUV with truly massive proportions, it is a bit too heavy and truck-like to appeal to most SUV shoppers, and a bit too much of an SUV for truck shoppers (despite being essentially an F-150 with a third row of seating instead of a bed).

Finally, the most under-appreciated member of Ford's SUV lineup is getting…

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Why Driving on Less Than 8 Hours of Sleep Could be Dangerous

What do you think of when you hear "dangerous driving"? Speeding? Texting? Tailgating? Driving drunk?

While all of those things are dangerous, there's another bad habit that should be one of the first things on the list: Driving drowsy.

Tired or sleep-deprived motorists have reduced reaction time to hazards on the road, and are less aware of their surroundings. And in a worst-case-scenario that is surprisingly common...

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How to Avoid a Summer Roadside Emergency

Will you suffer a roadside breakdown this summer? AAA predicts they will rescue 7 million motorists this season, mainly for three common reasons:

  • Battery failure
  • Flat tires
  • Lock outs

As the weather goes from frigid New England winter to scorching hot summer, a lot of strain is put on our cars—especially the batteries and tires. While many drivers have had the unfortunate experience...

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Ford Explorer Platinum Offers Capability, Leather, and Premium Tech

For the past twenty-five years, the Ford Explorer has been one of the most popular SUVs in America. Its capability has had a lot to do with that. But even though it ditched the body-on-frame look of most utility vehicles seven years ago, that doesn’t mean it can’t beast with the best. And if you opt for the Platinum trim, you get a fully loaded model with some awesome adventure potential.

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The 2017 Ford Escape Has Hands-Free Features for the Family

Young families looking for a great crossover vehicle will love the new 2017 Ford Escape. It is sleek and stylish and has many upgrades keeping the important features of its larger competitors. These features include and advanced voice control, Apple CarPlay with extra power plug spots to charge them up. There are also more areas to store small items that may otherwise become lost.
To help when you have no hands to reach for the keys, the 2017 Ford Escape will give you a hand with its Hands-free power liftgate. When you are tired from a long day the Ford…
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MotorWeek Marvels at the Excellent 2017 Ford Explorer

Has your new-car search ultimately led you to the full-size SUV segment? Well, if so, we here at Macdonald Motors Auto Group think you might like to have a good look at one of ours, the 2017 Ford Explorer.

And why is that?

Please allow the pundits over at MotorWeek an opportunity to explain. Their assessment of the Explorer can be viewed right here:

While we've love for every one of the Explorer's engine options, we'd argue that the mid-level 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder may well be the best of the bunch!

Optional on the Base and…

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Get a Feel for Fun, Frugal 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid

What do we here at Macdonald Motors Auto Group appreciate about Ford's eco-conscious midsize sedan, the 2017 Fusion Hybrid?

Well, to be honest ... just about everything. From tip to tail, the Fusion Hybrid is a shining example of the American automaker's mechanical mastery.

And we think that'll be readily evident throughout the clip below, a video review of the Fusion Hybrid from Autotrader critic Jabari Jones. Have a looksee right here:

In many ways, the Fusion Hybrid's drivetrain is alone worth the price of admission. Its 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine couples with an ...

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